Fiction, Health and wellbeing, Melbourne, Relationship and marriage, Writing

Alexa

'Make sure those quarterly reports are on my desk by 5,' Alexa says. She frowns slightly at Maxine, who skulks out of the office. Alexa swivels in her chair to face the floor-to-ceiling window, from which she is afforded uninhibited views of the city's skyline, and the sea beyond. She loves her office; the spacious… Continue reading Alexa

Family, Fiction, Health and wellbeing, Melbourne, Relationship and marriage, Writing

Sasha’s Morning

Ripples of contentment quiver through Sasha's body. She stretches in her bed, feels the tingle in her toes right up to the top of her head. Life is good. She leaps out from under the covers and walks into the kitchen. Gerry's already there, preparing breakfast for the two of them. 'Morning,' he says, pecking… Continue reading Sasha’s Morning

Health and wellbeing, Melbourne, Writing

News

Looks like we Victorians are set to be cloistered in our homes for some time longer. Easing of restrictions planned for later today will be postponed due to a growing number of COVID cases each day. This is rather annoying, for a couple of reasons. My mum lives in Adelaide and turns 80 tomorrow. Yesterday,… Continue reading News

Family, Melbourne, Parenting, Relationship and marriage, Writing

A Morning Chat

Before rising this morning, Our Girl came to Hubster's and my bed for a cuddle and chat, along with Duckie, her toy duck. Apparently, Duckie and Our Girl had a falling out before bed last night. Our Girl relegated Duckie back to the bookshelf, and instead took her old faithful Bunny to bed. Duckie was… Continue reading A Morning Chat

Fiction, Relationship and marriage, Writing

Goodbye

We kiss. Gently. I hold onto his hand and feel a tear glide down my cheek. As our lips part, his gaze holds my own. His eyes are glistening with emotion; sadness and regret mix with the chocolate brown of his irises. 'I'm sorry,' he whispers. 'Me too.' I slip my hand from his and… Continue reading Goodbye